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Achalasia

Probst JJP - MedPix (2008)

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Affiliation: National Capital Consortium

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Achalasia

History: 62 y.o. man with dysphagia and regurgitation of solids. History of reflux.

Findings: Tortuous and markedly dilated esophagus, which smoothly tapers to a beak at the GE junction. There is abnormal accumulation of contrast within the distal esophagus. Residual food debris and secretions are present in the dilated esophagus.

Ddx: • Achalasia • Scleroderma • Gastric/esophageal Carcinoma • Peptic stricture with esophagitis • Chagas disease • Postvagotomy effect

Dxhow: Manometry

Exam: Underweight

No MeSH data available.


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Achalasia

Probst JJP - MedPix (2008)

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View Article: MedPix Image - MedPix Case

Affiliation: National Capital Consortium

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Achalasia

History: 62 y.o. man with dysphagia and regurgitation of solids. History of reflux.

Findings: Tortuous and markedly dilated esophagus, which smoothly tapers to a beak at the GE junction. There is abnormal accumulation of contrast within the distal esophagus. Residual food debris and secretions are present in the dilated esophagus.

Ddx: • Achalasia • Scleroderma • Gastric/esophageal Carcinoma • Peptic stricture with esophagitis • Chagas disease • Postvagotomy effect

Dxhow: Manometry

Exam: Underweight

No MeSH data available.